WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Leslee Brock doubled and drove in two runs Friday to lead Columbus to a 8-0 win over West Laurens in the Brawl in the Fall Classic.
Mary Catherine Smith picked up the win in a game shortened by the mercy rule.
In Game 2, Stratford Academy scored four runs in the second inning and three runs in the third inning to take command in a 7-2 win in five innings.
Raleigh Williams homered in the third inning for the Lady Blue Devils.
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Smith allowed seven runs on seven hits in four innings and took the loss.
Columbus made five errors against Stratford in Game 2.
Columbus plays Perry, Crawford County and Appling County today at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Perry, Ga., in the Brawl in the Fall Classic.Friday at Warner Robins, Ga.
Columbus 116 0 --8 9 0
West Laurens 000 0 --0 3 0
WP--Mary Catherine Smith. LP--NA. Hitting leaders--Columbus: Alex Head 2-3, 2B, RBI; Lexie Stohr 2-3, R,; Lucy Miller 2-2, R, RBI; Leslee Brock, 1-2, 2B, 2 RBI. Records--Columbus 6-2-1. Next--Columbus vs. Stratford in the Brawl in the Fall Classic.Game 2
Columbus 001 10 --2 4 5
Stratford 043 0x --7 7 0
WP--NA. LP--Mary Catherine Smith. Hitting leaders--Raleigh Williams 1-3, HR, RBI, R; Alex Head 1-3, 2B; Kayson Boatner 1-2, R; Megan Parker 1-1. Records--Columbus 6-3-1. Next--Columbus vs. Perry, Crawford County and Appling County today at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Perry, Ga., in the Brawl in the Fall Classic.